8 Days: Feb. 3 Edition

(Photo Courtesy: Richard Barnes) Guy Nordenson and Associates was the lead designer and structural engineer of the Hillhouse Bridges on the Yale University campus in New Haven, Conn. The bridges are made with unique steel plate girders that are corrugated and have diamond-shaped perforations in the webbing. Nordenson will speak at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7 in Ken Shollmier Hall of Vol Walker Hall on the University of Arkansas campus.


SPRING ADULT SOFTBALL — Feb. 7 to March 25. Fayetteville Parks and Recreation accepting registrations. James Morrow at 718-7681 or accessfayetteville.org.


“MAMMA MIA!” — 7 p.m. Feb. 8-10, 8 p.m. Feb. 11, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Feb. 12-13, Walton Arts Center. $53-$65. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.


LIGHT OF HOPE BREAKFAST — 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., hosted by CASA of NWA, Embassy Suites, Rogers. 725-2213 or crystal@nwacasa.org.
LIGHT OF HOPE LUNCH — noon to 1 p.m., hosted by CASA of NWA, Embassy Suites, Rogers. 725-2213 or crystal@nwacasa.org.

Art and Music

7:30 p.m., Arend Arts Center, Bentonville High School. Violinist Nate Robinson and The Alianza String Quartet. $18 adult,
$8 student, $30 private reception. 381-3003.
TULSA OPERA — 7 p.m., Riordan Hall, Bella Vista. Free. tulsaopera.com.


Feb. 11 and 12, Shewmaker Center, NorthWest Arkansas Community College. $20. 619-2237 or nwaccChamberSingers.org.


CHOCOLATE LOVER’S FESTIVAL —  9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center, Eureka Springs. $10 adults. Sample chocolate creations from vendors. Proceeds benefit charities in NWA and SE Missouri. 888-465-4753, 855-1111
or info@eurekachocfest.com.

Mind, Body, Spirit

DARK FIRE VEIL DANCE WORKSHOP — 9:30 to 11 a.m., Miraj Studio, Fayetteville. $15. Age 13 and older. 595-4506 or MirajDanceStudio.com.


2 to 4 p.m., Devil’s Den State Park. $60 per couple. Includes Dutch oven, recipe and ingredients for cook-off. 761-3325 or rebekah.spurlock@arkansas.gov.
SWEETHEART’S WEEKEND — Feb. 12-13. 9 a.m. eagle cruise, 11:30 lunch at War Eagle Mill; 1 p.m. guided hike. $60/couple or $30/individual. Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. 789-5000.


VINYASA YOGA WORKSHOP — 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 13 to March 6, Millennium Life Center, Fayetteville. $40 for entire workshop or $15 per class. millenniumlifecenter@gmail.com.



ARKANSAS PLAYWRIGHTS WORKSHOP — 6:30 p.m. two Mondays a month in Fayetteville. Free; actors, directors and walk-ins welcome. Dates and locations vary. For current information, bob@theatresquared.org or 445-6333.
CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP — 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays in Fayetteville. For aspiring and experienced authors. With author and teacher, Gabrielle Idlet. $15 per night. gidlet@gmail.com or 966-5935.
OZARK POETS AND WRITERS COLLECTIVE  — 7 p.m., last Tuesday of every month, Nightbird Books, Fayetteville. nightbirdbooks.com

Mind, Body, Spirit

BUDDHIST MEDITATION AND SPIRITUAL SUPPORT GROUP — 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Arkansas Yoga Center in Fayetteville. 521-2395.
COURSE IN MIRACLES — 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Unity of Fayetteville, 4880 Wedington Drive in Fayetteville. 442-0680.
DHARMA TALK — 11 a.m. Sundays at Dramis Hardwood Floors, 2275 S. School Ave. in Fayetteville. With Tibetan Buddhist Monk Ven. Geshe Thupten Dorjee. artibet.net or 587-8920.
DRUM AND DANCE CLASSES — 6 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays with Angelo Yao. $10 per class. Whole Earth Organic Lounge. 283.2449 or 587.0262 or afriqueaya.org.
FAYETTEVILLE QUAKERS — 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Sundays (followed by social hour) and 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Bennett House (Omni Center) on 3274 Lee Avenue in Fayetteville. fayettevillefriends.org or 888-909-1110.
FREE CONFIDENTIAL HIV TESTING — 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, NWA Center for Equality, 179 N. Church Ave. Suite
10, Fayetteville. nwaequality.org.
HEALING MEDITATION — 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Ozark Research Institute, Fayetteville. 582-9197 or www.ozarkresearch.org.
MULTICULTURAL DANCE CLASSES — Miraj Studio, 6302 S. Wilkerson St. Suite C, Fayetteville. Classes for adults and children in Middle Eastern dance. MirajDanceStudio.com or 595-4506.
8:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday, Whole Earth Organic Lounge, Fayetteville.
SPIRITUAL LIVING GROUP — 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Ozark Research Institute, 221 S. Locust Ave., Fayetteville. anewdawnspirituallivingcenter.bbnow.org or 200-6319.
STRONGWOMEN EXERCISE PROGRAM — 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, January to March, Westwood Health and Rehabilitation, 802 S. West End St., Springdale.
WATER EXERCISE CLASSES — 9 to 9:50 a.m., 10 to
10:50 a.m. and 11 to 11:50 a.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Jones Center. $25 per month. Water Movement, Arthritis Aqua and Fibro Fit. The Jones Center in Springdale has indoor and outdoor walking tracks and trails, and the Fitness Center has weights and equipment for use, all for free. dhenders@jcf.jonesnet.org or 756-8090 ext. 3518.


DANCE LESSONS — Intermediate Plus Line Dance: 6 to 7 p.m., Beginner Line Dancing: 7 to 8 p.m., and Beginner Couples: 8 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays at Country Dance Club, 1400 S. Young St. in Springdale. Two-step, double two-step, waltz, cha-cha, and more. Family friendly, nonsmoking. $5 per person. countrydanceclub.org or 751-9845.
FAYETTEVILLE INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCERS — 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Mount Comfort Presbyterian Church Hall. First 30-minutes devoted to teaching/learning. $3; first time free. 283-9947.
JONES CENTER JUGGLING CLUB — 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Jones Center for Families. Beginners welcome. jonesnet.org
or 756-8090 ext. 518.
MORE FOR YOUR MONDAYS TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOPS — 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays at Community Access Television in Fayetteville. Technological problems demystified; subject matter directed by attendees. Free; no registration. No class on fifth Mondays. 444-3433.


BALANCED BODIES — 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. Fridays; STRETCH AND FLEX — 9 to 9:50 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Jones Center in Springdale. Free. The Jones Center in Springdale has indoor and outdoor walking tracks and trails, and the Fitness Center has weights and equipment for use, all for free. thejonescenter.org or 756-8090.
BEGINNING LINE DANCING — 9 a.m. Tuesdays at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
BRIDGE — 12:30 p.m. Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.
LIFT WITH FRANCES — 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; WII BOWLING LEAGUE, LINE DANCING and ACRYLIC PAINTS — 10 a.m. Tuesdays; USE IT OR LOSE IT WITH JIMMY CULP — 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; TAI CHI — 10 a.m. Fridays; BRAIN AEROBICS — 10 a.m. Wednesdays, CANASTA — 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, BINGO — 10 a.m. Thursdays, MAHJONG — 12:30 p.m. Thursdays, BRIDGE — 12:30 p.m. Fridays at the Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center, 945 S. College Ave. 571-2920.

Screen and Stage

FIRST FRIDAY FILM — 1 to 3 p.m. first Friday of each month, Schmieding Center auditorium, 2422 N. Thompson, Springdale.


“ANNE FRANK AND ME” — 7 p.m. Feb. 16-18; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 19; 2 p.m. Feb 20. Arts Live Theatre Second Stage. $4 for 12 and younger, $13 for 13 and older. 521-4932 or artslivetheatre.com.
A NEW VISIT WITH THE OLD SETTLERS — Noon, Feb. 16.  Shiloh Museum of Ozark History. Program on interviews of Ozark elders conducted in the 1930s and 1940s. Free to public. 750-8165.
AFFIRMATIVE PRAYER WORKSHOP — Noon to 4 p.m. Cliffs Clubhouse, Fayetteville. Lunch and materials $50.  439-0149 or livinginthepresence@yahoo.com.
BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY — Feb. 19. Baum Walker Hall. 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org
DANCE COALITION COMPETITION AND FUNDRAISER — 6 p.m., Feb. 19. Sixth annual “So You Think You Know How to Dance” event. Clarion Inn, Fayetteville. To register or purchase tickets dancecoalition.com.  479-422-6132 or info@dancecoalition.com.
FAYETTEVILLE COMMUNITY SEED SWAP — 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 20. Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center. Bring heirloom seeds to swap. Free. 409-4431 or kathleendeaton@gmail.com.
USSSA UMPIRE CLINIC — 1 p.m. Feb. 20. Gary Hampton Sports Complex, Fayetteville. $60 sanctioning fee. 718-7681 or jmorrow@ci.fayetteville.ar.us.
NWA ROLLER DERBY — 6 p.m. Feb. 20. 1st Half — Pistol Whips vs. Hardwood Hustlers 2nd Half — Gatling Girls vs. Heartbreak Rollers. Starlight Skatium.
NINTH ANNUAL KISS A PIG GALA — 6 p.m. to midnight Feb. 26. John Q. Hammons Center, Rogers. $150/person or $1500/table of 10. Hosted by the American Diabetes Association. diabetes.org/nwakissapig.
THE ARCTIC CLASSIC ADULT SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT — Feb 26. Register by Feb. 16. for $165 rate, by Feb. 22 $190. James Morrow 444-3471.
IRON-JAWED ANGELS — 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Feb. 26. Shiloh Museum of Ozark History Film about the American women’s suffrage movement in the 1910s.. Free to public. 750-8165.
THE CHIEFTANS — 7 p.m. Feb. 27.  $46 – $72. Baum Walker Hall 443-5600 or waltonartscenter.org.



ANNE KITTRELL ART GALLERY — Arkansas Union, Fayetteville. 575-5255.
ARSAGA’S — 1582 Crossover Road Suite 2, Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 527-0690.
ARSAGA’S — 2418 N. Gregg Ave., Fayetteville. arsagas.org or 444-6557.
ARTS CENTER OF THE OZARKS — 214 S. Main St., Springdale. artscenteroftheozarks.org or 751-5441.
BENTONVILLE CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU — 104 E. Central St. on the square in Bentonville. 271-9153.
BOTANICAL GARDEN OF THE OZARKS — 4703 N. Crossover Road in Fayetteville. bgozarks.org or 750-2620.
CENTER FOR ART AND EDUCATION — 104 N. 13th St., Van Buren. art-ed.org or 474-7767.
THE COMMON GROUNDS — 412 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. commongroundsar.com or 442-3515.
CORNER GIFT SHOP — 3582 N. Arkansas 112, Fayetteville. 521-2674. Art by more than 15 local artists and craftsmen.
CRYSTAL BRIDGES AT THE MASSEY — 125 W. Central Ave., Bentonville. massey.crystalbridges.org or 418-5700.
DDP GALLERY — 7 E. Mountain St., Fayetteville. ddpgallery.com or 442-0001.
FAYETTEVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY — 401 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. faylib.org or 856-7105.
FAYETTEVILLE UNDERGROUND GALLERY — East Square Plaza Basement, 1 E. Center St., Fayetteville. FayettevilleUnderground.com or 387-1534.
FIRST THURSDAY ART PROGRAM — First Thursday on the square in downtown Fayetteville. 5 to 8 p.m., Fayetteville Underground, East Square Plaza. FirstThursdayFayetteville.com or 521-5776.
FOUR SQUARE FINE ART GALLERY — 3996 Frontage Road Suite 2 in Fayetteville. foursquarefineart.com or 422-8607. Works by Timothy C. Tyler, Robert Andes, Golsa Yaghoobi, Robert Glick, Cindy Wiseman, David Mudrinich, MM Kent, Doug Randall, John L Newman, Nichelle Wilson-Parish, Amber Perrodin, Suzanne Countryman, Szilvie Kadas, Hisai Kamamura Yale and Kirk Lanier.
HEARTWOOD GALLERY — An Artists’ Collective. 428 S. Government St., Fayetteville. 444-0888. Jewelry, pottery, glass, handmade books, textiles, sculpture, photography, paintings, drawings, mixed media, music CDs, wood turnings. More than 30 local artists.
JAMMIN JAVA — 21 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville, 443-2233.
JOY PRATT MARKHAM GALLERY — Walton Arts Center. 443-5600.
JULIE WAIT DESIGNS ART GALLERY — 318 S. First St., Rogers. JulieWaitDesigns.com or 631-8706.
LONG GALLERY — Vol Walker Hall, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Architecture.uark.edu or 575-4704.
MAYAPPLE — 546 W. Center St., Fayetteville. 206-715-3271.
MULLINS LIBRARY — University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. libinfo.uark.edu/info/art exhibit.asp or 575-6702.
OZARK FOLKWAYS — 22733 N. U.S. 71, Winslow. ozarkfolkways.org or 634-3791.
THE PERK — 3980 W. Wedington Drive, Fayetteville. 251-7375.
POOR RICHARD’S ART — 116 S. First St., Rogers. poorrichardsart.com or 636-0417.
ROGERS LITTLE THEATER — 116 S. Second St., Rogers. rogerslittletheater.org or 631-8988.
TEATRO SCARPINO — 329 N. West Ave., Fayetteville. scarpino.com or 409-3772.
TERRA STUDIOS, MUSE GALLERY AND COFFEEHOUSE — Free admission. Explore 10-acre art park with sculptures, fountains, murals and a stone labrynth. Watch glassblowers make the world-famous Bluebird of Happiness. Enjoy treats in the coffee house. Visit the gallery representing more than 70 local artists. Music at Terra 1 to 4 p.m. in the gallery every Sunday. (Find us on Facebook for news, events, and music listings.) New event center for gatherings. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 13 miles east of Fayetteville off Arkansas 16, 12103 Hazel Valley Road. 800-255-8995.
TOYS DESIGNED BY ARTISTS EXHIBITION — Annual show runs Dec. 17 through Feb. 20, 2011. Up to three original works per artist created within the last two years and not previously submitted. $15 for first entry, $10 for each additional entry. For complete information, toys@arkarts.com, arkarts.com or 501-372-4000.
ULTRA STUDIOS — 118 W. South St., Fayetteville. ultrastudios.org or 935-4040.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS STUDENT GALLERY (sUgAR) — 114 Central Ave., Bentonville. 236-1667.
WHITE LOTUS SALON AND MASSAGE — 4750 Mission, Fayetteville. Open Tues-Sat. Featuring local artists and handmade gifts. 582-4806


ARKANSAS AIR MUSEUM — Drake Field, 4290 S. School Ave., Fayetteville. 521-
4947. Aircraft from all eras of aviation history.
ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER — Ninth and Commerce streets, Little Rock. ArkArts.com or 501-372-4000.
GRAVETTE HISTORICAL MUSEUM — 503 Charlotte St. SE, Gravette. 787-7334. Early 1900s restored home with displays representing Gravette’s history.
MUSEUM OF NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACTS — 202 S.W. O St., Bentonville. museumofnativeamericanartifacts.org or 273-2456. Free self-guided audio tours of Paleo, Archaic, Woodland, Mississippian and tribal artifacts.
PEA RIDGE NATIONAL MILITARY PARK — 15930 U.S. 62, Garfield. 451-8122. Self-guided road tour, 10-mile hiking trail, Civil War museum and bookstore.
PEEL MANSION MUSEUM AND HISTORIC GARDENS — 400 S. Walton Blvd., Bentonville. 273-9664. 1875 Italianate mansion with historic roses and plants.
PRAIRIE GROVE BATTLEFIELD STATE PARK — 506 E. Douglas St., U.S. 62, Prairie Grove. 846-2990. Civil War battlefield with original buildings.
PRICE TOWER ARTS CENTER — 510 Dewey Ave., Bartlesville, Okla. pricetower.org or 877-424-2424.
ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM — 322 S. Second St., Rogers. 621-1154. rogersarkansas.com/museum. “Rogers Auto-Biography: An Automotive History of RogersÓ through 2011.
SHILOH MUSEUM — 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale. 750-8165. springdalear.gov/shiloh. Exhibits of early life in the Ozarks. Original buildings on the grounds.
SILOAM SPRINGS MUSEUM — 112 N. Maxwell St., 524-4011.
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS DISCOVERY ZONE — 1564 W. Martin Luther King Blvd. Jr., Fayetteville. cmase.uark.edu/UADZ/BYS/BYS.htm or 575-3875.

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